As Nintendo fans gear up for the latest installment in The Mario Strikers series, Nintendo has announced an in-game event within the game’s free demo, celebrating Mario Strikers: Battle League’s pending release. The Mario Strikers: Battle League First Kick demo event is open to all Nintendo Switch Online members, as well as anyone using a free Nintendo Switch Online seven-day trial. Starting from June 3 to 5, The event lets players experience all 10 characters in the game and assemble a team based on their preferred playing style.
Players can also face off in fast-paced online matches with teams that can consist of a maximum of two Nintendo Switch consoles with two players per console. The event also offers a training mode, teaching players all the basic and advanced skills needed to crush competing teams in the field. In order to play online, designated times have been opened for online matches during the event: June 3, 8 to 9 p.m. PT, June 4, 4 to 5 a.m. PT, June 4, 12 to 1 p.m. PT, June 4, 8 to 9 p.m. PT, June 5, 4 to 5 a.m. PT, June 5, 12 to 1 p.m. PT. And to those without an existing Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can still participate. Along with the announcement of the demo event, Nintendo also announced that players without an already existing Nintendo Switch Online membership can still claim a free seven-day trial, even if they have already used a free trial in the past, starting May 27 at 9 a.m. PT.
Along with experiencing the Mario Strikers: Battle League First Kick demo event, players can also enjoy the many other benefits of a Nintendo Switch Online membership, including a library of over 100+ NES and Super NES games, online play, cloud saves, and many other features. So build your teams and hone your skills for those online matches, while we await Mario Strikers: Battle League’s approaching release date on June 10.